Area Attractions

Located in Riverhead’s downtown district, Hyatt Place Long Island/East End is a stylish, contemporary hotel designed to accommodate a guest’s every need. Explore the popular East End area and its myriad of attractions, then come back and relax in our spacious rooms and suites. Our convenient hotel near North Fork wineries and Hampton beaches features various onsite recreation and leisure activities to keep you busy during your stay. 

Hyatt Place Long Island/East End

451 East Main Street
Riverhead, New York, United States, 11901



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​Local Attractions

Long Island Aquarium

Located just next door to Hyatt Place Long Island/East End, Long Island Aquarium features one of the largest all-living coral reef displays in this hemisphere, a 120,000-gallon shark tank, year-round sea lion shows, numerous touch tanks, butterflies from all over the world, and more than 100 exhibits and interactive experiences, including: Butterflies & Birds, Shark Dive, Penguin Encounter, Pirate Snorkel Adventure, Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat, Shark Keeper Experience, and more.

Long Island Canoe and Kayak Rentals at Treasure Cove Resort Marina

Looking for fun on the forks? Spend a few hours – or an entire day – discovering the natural beauty of Long Island’s local waterways. Ideally located on the picturesque Peconic River, Long Island Canoe Kayak Rentals, part of Treasure Cove Resort Marina, features in-season canoe, kayak, stand up paddle board, fishing pole, electric tour board, and bicycle rentals. Seasonal guided tours also offered.

Splish Splash

Voted one of the Best Waterparks in America by the Travel Channel! Splish Splash has 96 exciting acres of total fun for the whole family. Everywhere you turn, you discover another one-of-a-kind water attraction. Year after year, families come here for a summer like no other.

Suffolk Theater

The Suffolk Theater provides diverse programming for all ages, from live entertainment, music and plays to movies and catered affairs. Programming onstage at the Suffolk Theater will range from Country to Comedy - from Classical to Contemporary; the very best touring artists available.

Tanger Outlets

This retail outlet center offers deals and discounts on some of the world’s top brands, including American Eagle, Adidas, Banana Republic, ASICS, Calvin Klein, and Champion. Tanger Outlets also hosts member’s exclusive sales events and features popular eateries and snack shops like Mediterranean Kitchen, and Lindt Chocolate.

Long Island Railroad

Stretching from Manhattan to the eastern tip of Long Island in Suffolk County, the Long Island Railroad is one of the busiest commuter railroads in the country. With more than 124 stations, the LIRR connects more than 700 miles of track and runs year-round, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Indian Island County Park

Spanning more than 275 acres, this park resides at the mouth of the Peconic River and offers a range of activities and recreation for the public, from fishing to hiking to camping, and bird watching. The island is now connected to the mainland by a causeway of white sands, giving everyone easy access to this picturesque park.

Riverhead Raceway

Located in Riverhead, New York, this popular raceway plays host to some of the country’s most popular series of pro racing events throughout the year. Families and racing enthusiasts alike can enjoy everything from NASCAR to monster truck rallies, to the Super Sunday Enduro Series.

Ponquogue Beach

This beach has some awesome sand and great views of the ocean, amazing sunsets and equally beautiful full moon and stars view at night too! Multiple parking areas and one central area with spaces for bikes and electric cars. There are lifeguards and a hot & cold food shack with shower and bathroom facilities which were all rebuilt in 2020 and look beautiful. People often ask if non-residents can go to Ponquogue beach? The answer is that currently it is indeed possible provided that a non-resident daily permit is purchased at a rate of $30 per day.

Local Food + Drink


Riverhead’s freshest sushi, handcrafted by experienced and friendly staff. The relaxing atmosphere sets the stag for our outstanding Asian cuisine. Zagat Rated, and loved by locals', Haiku truly is Riverheads best sushi.

Jerry & The Mermaid

Enjoy scenic water views, where the river shimmers and the sunset dazzles while your food is prepared to perfection. Whether a quick lunch or a leisurely dinner, Jerry & The Mermaid will provide prompt, courteous service that is sure tp reel you back again and again.

The Preston House & Hotel

The Preston House & Hotel – Restaurant, features an upscale, yet approachable, dining and drink menu in an ambiance that’s at once cutting edge and historical. Serving farm seasonal, ingredient-driven, and flavorful fare, our restaurant takes a balanced and traditional approach to food, with innovative cocktails and an adventurous wine list completing our tasty options.